They say that being left handed is a sign of enhanced creativity. You say that it’s a right royal pain in the behind and are still smarting from being slapped on the wrist at school for holding your pen in the wrong hand! Fast track to adulthood and whilst you might have just about gotten over that stigma, you are praying that there’s a selection of tasteful designer watches specifically created for left dominant handed southpaw’s like yourself that you can spend your hard earned bonus on. You mastered the art of telling the time years ago so now you want a watch that you can wear with pride and refer to without having to perform some kind of head bobbing, arm flipping, contortionist style movement. Luckily if you are considering investing in a new left handed timepiece, there is, praise be, plenty of impressive brands offering elegant watch designs for you to choose from that will suit a range of heritance busting budgets.
The Best Left Handed Watches
Stylish but simplistic good looks characterise this divers watch from established watch brand Citizen. The Eco Drive is big on function whilst at the same time retaining its good looks and dependability whatever paces you might put it through. It features a large easy to read dial display and over-sized hands so that even if you are diving in murky waters, you should have a clear and visible display. The wrist band is fastened with sturdy and reliable rubber bands and a buckle closure, so even if you are diving in the deeps, you don’t need to worry about losing your watch to the ocean bed. A cracking sports style watch as you would expect from Citizen.
Divers style watch
Easy to read dial, rotating Bexel and large luminous over-sized hands
Eco Drive technology so no battery required
48 mm stainless steel case with Japanese quartz movement and analog display
Black rubber band wrist strand with sturdy buckle closure
Water resistant to 1000 feet
- Weight1.28 pounds
Panerai exudes glamour, sophistication, elegance and of course the ultimate craftsmanship. A perfect blend of Italian bespoke design and Swiss engineering finesse. The left handed Luminor is no exception and is the watch-word in sartorial elegance. Originally designed and engineered for the Italian Navy, the Luminor pays attention to the finer details in producing an exceptional time-piece of quality and distinction.
Hand wound mechanical P.3000 calibre
3 day power reserve
Polished steel bezel with black dial featuring luminous Arabic numerals
See through sapphire crystal back
Waterproof to 100 metres
Beautiful luxurious calf leather strap
This analog Ultrasize Sports Watch from Puma is surprisingly functional, looks the part and of course it won’t break the bank either. Whilst Puma aren’t exactly known for their craftsmanship when it comes to elegant time-pieces, this is a good quality watch and more importantly features left-handed operation. Featuring contemporary looking and stylish black disc, black hands and red accented design along with the globally recognisable Puma logo, this will certainly look great on your wrist.
50 mm metal case with plastic dial window
Round watch design featuring red Puma logo at 12 o’clock position
Quartz movement with analog display
Black Plastic wrist band with secure buckle closure
Water resistant to 330 feet or 100 metres
- Weight6.4 ounces
Tudor Pelagos LHD is one seriously gorgeous watch with its ceramic matt black disc and titanium bracelet. It smacks of solid sophistication, strength and sheer class. This isn’t just a good looking watch though, as well as having a left handed design (that’s LHD to those in the know) it can withstand depths of up to 1640 feet. The only question is, how low dare you go?
42 mm titanium and steel case with satin finish
Self-winding mechanical movement with bidirectional rotor system
Titanium screw down winding crown with Tudor logo
Waterproof to 1640 feet or 500 metres
- BrandTudor Watch
- ModelPelagros Diving
Stacked with features, this durable and elegant time piece has gold coloring which, set against the black wristband with contrasting stitching, lend this Japanese quartz watch a real air of refinement. The i-Force family of watches bring quality together with affordability in exceptional time-pieces. Taking its name from the word “invincible” this is a supremely crafted 3330 Force watch, made from durable stainless steel with operating pushers on the left hand side to optimise use for the left handers amongst you, it also happens to be water resistant to 330 ft. It includes a date window and is made from mineral crystal quartz which lends to its durability.
Stainless steel left-handed design with black dial and leather band
Japanese quartz movement with analog display
Mineral quartz dial window
Complete with date window, chronograph subdials and crown/pushers handily located on the left hand side
Water resistant to 330 ft. so suitable for swimming not diving
- Weight9.9 ounces
Another exquisite example of chrono-matic craftsmanship at its sublime finest. Breitling have been producing luxury time-pieces for professional sports men and mere humans for centuries and are dedicated to performance and supporting sporting feats and personal accomplishments. As such they always make unique statement style watches with seriously impressive features, just like this left handed vintage design.
Steel and Leather bracelet
Vintage watch in pristine condition dating back to 1970
42-hour power reserve
Breitling Kaliber 112 automatic movement
Water resistant to 300 meters
Invicta watches are a force indeed to be reckoned with and this 2771 version is no exception although it is perhaps a little more conventionally good looking and classically proportioned and designed than some of the others in the Force range. Featuring a pared down, simple white face set against a leather band, this will look stylish on your wrist whatever the occasion. Don’t let it’s sleek and simple design features deceive you, it is full of functionality and made from a durable and resilient Japanese quartz display. This is one elegant and refined looking time-piece.
46 mm stainless steel case with attractive white face
Powered by Japanese quartz movement
Part of the i-Force collection
Water resistant to 100 meters
- Weight13.6 ounces
Sinn Diving Chronograph is a hugely distinctive and charismatic watch that is feature rich combining superlative high-tech functionality in a sharp and stylish looking casing that is at the same time robust and highly reliable. Capable of withstanding extreme diving conditions this may well be suitable for a professional but it will look the business on your wrist too and is nothing short of exceptional. It’s made of German Submarine Steel no less! We rest our case. If you are looking for dependency and dashing good looks this wrist piece has it fathomed out! What it doesn’t do isn’t even worth mention. It’s a serious piece of divers’ arm candy.
Made of high strength seawater resistant German Submarine Steel
Tested to European diving standards
SINN SZ02 movement with 60-seoncd scale for stopwatch mode
Scratch resistant Tegiment technology casing
Freedom from fogging with Ar-Dehumidifying technology
Captive safety divers Bexel prevents any accidental mis-adjustment
Large push pieces ensure functions can easily be operated when user is wearing diving gloves
Mission timer design for optimal readability
Sapphire crystal glass
Pressure resistant to 1000 m diving depth
- ModelDiving watch U1000
Seiko always deliver high performance quality watches at affordable entry prices and have been manufacturing cutting edge quartz and chronograph pieces for many years now. This left-handed Sports watch combines the ruggedness and reliability of steel with self-powered natural movement action so that you, the wearer, are in control. The dial is capped with scratch resistant Hardlex crystal and it features textured steel crowns at 4 and 9 o’clock. Seiko Five Sports is an impressive looking and high performing watch.
Automatic power with quality Japanese movement
Stainless steel case and black dial with day/date function
Water resistant to 660 feet or 200 meter meaning suitable for scuba diving and swimming
Hardlex crystal – scratch resistant
- Weight13.6 ounces
Yes please! Monaco Calibre 11 is a unique and highly contemporary looking left handed watch which is about as high end as they come. Don’t ever say that being left handed is a disadvantage when you could get to wear this master piece of engineering and design technology. Everyone has heard of Tag Heuer and most of you probably dream about owning one too. This is not your usual Tag. It’s left handed for a start but it also features a square 39 mm diameter face with two counters each made of a silver opalin second hand and a black lacquered minute hand. It’s discerning and uncompromising, just like the owner of the wrist it adorns. It’s exceptional and highly unconventional. A perfect, albeit luxury end of the market watch, for everyday wear. Did we mention that it forms part of the timeless classic collection as worn by Steve McQueen? Yes really. When it comes to cool then, this is the Daddy. The features are way too many to mention to here goes below with a few.
Blue sunray brushed dial with blue flange displaying minute scale
Rhodium plated with white contrasting superluminova accenting
39 mm diameter steel alternate finishing case with steel fixed Bexel
Domed, bevelled sapphire crystal
Water resistant to 100 meters
TAG Heuer Calibre 11, Swiss made automatic calibre, rapid date correction
Power reserve 40 hours
Blue calf skin strap
- BrandTAG Heuer
Sleek, elegant and sexy. That’s how you might describe this left-handed Chronical SS Watch from Nixon. This watch might be lulling you over to the dark side with its bold black features but the white date is easily readable and the hands are accented in silver to highlight the time with a touch of sophistication. It’s water resistant for recreational pursuits only so not a divers watch but it will be both dependable and stylish if you opt to wear it to the gym or the beach for example.
48 mm dial
Quartz movement with stainless steel bracelet
Double safety clasp feature
Left handed crown operation
- Weight10.4 ounces
You really can’t go wrong with an Omega time-piece and if you are lucky enough to have inherited one or to own your own, then take good care of it as it really is a beautiful piece of craftsmanship that you too can pass down through generations as cherished family heirloom. An Omega watch fuses functionality with exquisite form and attractive features and of course all from a world renowned and respected brand. Seriously what more could you want? The Seamaster quite literally oozes sex appeal in a watch and takes wrist candy to a whole new level of sophistication and elegance. Quite simply a stunning time-piece.
Officially certified chronometer
Anti- magnetic even to 1.5 tesla
Helium escape valve for decompression situations
Screw in crown so totally water resistant
Bi-directional rotating bezel that can be turned both clockwise and anti-clockwise
Incrusted with 18K gold into a ceramic bezel
Transparent case back for visibility of watch movement
1847 Russian Diver watch is nothing if not original in its design. Whilst the look may be a little on the decorative style for some tastes don’t let that put you off as it is high on functionality and is water resistant to 165 feet making it a great option for swimmers who want to look good and make a bold impression. It’s certainly eye catching with its black ion-plated stainless steel case and rose gold skeleton dial set against a black and rose gold band. This makes for a real statement time-piece but it’s also undeniably robust and hard wearing.
Flame fusion crystal with black ion-plated stainless steel case
Black wrist strap with contrasting rose gold ion-plated steel barrel accents
Rose gold skeleton dial with grey hour markers
60 second sub-dial
Water resistant to 165 feet so suitable for swimming
- Weight1.2 pounds
Seven Friday M2/02 is a very unique and individual looking watch with tones of character and personality including that all important left handed design. Rather than the traditional hands of time, this features rotating discs which makes reading the time, quite frankly, child’s play! It’s an intuitive and intelligent way of displaying the usual metrics. This watch can also be connected to an app so that it becomes so much more than just your standard wrist watch. The M2/02 version quite clearly takes its design inspiration from copper pipes and features a stainless steel box with rose gold accented highlights and a sleek contrasting interface in dark grey. It’s truly unique and very stylish looking.
Brown calf skin suede leather strap
Water resistant to 3 ATM so no swimming or diving
Automatic Miyota 8215 movement
40H power reserve
Polished stainless steel case with rose gold PVD treatment
Dark stainless steel bezel
Anti-reflective hardened mineral glass
- BrandSeven Friday
Nixon Chrono Japanese Quartz Watch is rugged and manly with its large 51 mm stainless steel case and mineral dial window with gunmetal tones and featuring a green patterned dial. Design wise it had almost a military look and feel about it. It is water resistant to almost 1000-fett and features left handed operation with a Japanese quartz movement providing reliability and accurate time keeping. You could say that it combines good looks and brains. Not unlike you then!
51 mm stainless steel case with mineral dial window
Japanese quartz movement with analog display
Stainless steel wrist band with double locking clasp
Water resistant to 300 meter or 984 feet
Unique left sided crown positioning
- Weight12.8 ounces